Project Management focuses on delivering projects that meet your contractual requirements, so you’ll be prepared to budget, coordinate, oversee, and execute a project.

Required hours: 360

You might not be asked to manage a project early in your career, but the smaller tasks in this experience area will help evolve your skills so you’re ready to take on larger responsibilities and opportunities.

As you gain Project Management experience, work with your supervisor to ensure you’re able to complete the following tasks:

  • Participate in pre-construction, pre-installation, and regular progress meetings with design team
  • Determine design fee budget
  • Coordinate design work of consultants
  • Collaborate with stakeholders during design process to maintain design intent and comply with owner specifications
  • Determine project schedule
  • Coordinate design work of in-house team members
  • Understand implications of project delivery methods
  • Prepare Architect-Consultant Agreement
  • Prepare written communications related to design ideas, project documentation, and contracts
  • Assist client in determining delivery method for construction of project
  • Maintain compliance with established milestones
  • Prepare Owner-Architect Agreement
  • Assist Owner in obtaining necessary permits and approvals
  • Perform constructability review to determine buildability, bid ability, and construction sequencing of proposed project
  • Conduct periodic progress meetings with design and project team
  • Establish methods for Architect-Client communication based on project scope of work
  • Identify changes in project scope that require additional services
  • Manage modifications to the construction contract
  • Manage information exchange during construction
  • Perform constructability reviews throughout the design process
  • Perform quality control reviews throughout the documentation process
  • Define roles and responsibilities of team members
  • Determine scope of services
  • Manage project-specific bidding process
  • Monitor performance of design team consultants
  • Evaluate appropriateness of building information modeling (BIM) for proposed project
  • Present design concept to stakeholders
  • Submit schedule of Architect’s services to Owner for each phase
  • Resolve conflicts that may arise during design and construction process
  • Prepare staffing plan to meet project goals
  • Manage implementation of sustainability criteria
  • Assist client in selecting contractors